Loyola University Chicago


Financial Assistance

What is Verification?

  • A process required for some students to receive their financial aid
  • Involves submitting forms and additional documentation (as necessary) to confirm your FAFSA information
  • Your To-Do List will show a line item labeled ‘Verification – Group x’, followed by the requested documentation

When should I file FAFSA?

  • Every academic year you are enrolled
    • One FAFSA applies to Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer

Why hasn’t my aid disbursed?

  • Check To-Do List for verification
  • Check Loyola email for updates from Financial Aid Office
  • Complete necessary tasks
    • For clarification on these tasks, contact the Hub

Where can I get scholarships?

  • Scholarships come in all shapes and sizes! We recommend that you check out some of our Resources to help sort through the options

I am interested in Federal Work Study, who should I talk to?

  • Students who are eligible for Federal Work Study can search and apply for positions through Handshake
    • Not sure if you are eligible? You can check your award package on LOCUS, or check with us
    • Some positions will require a Work Study Authorization Letter; you can come by and pick one up from us!
  • Need additional assistance? Career Services is located in the Sullivan Center, Suite 255 (LSC), they can guide students through the application process.